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WEST 42ND STREET over AMTRAK W SIDE CON

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Coordinates:
+40.75990, -73.99613
40°45'36" N, 73°59'46" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:WEST 42ND STREET over AMTRAK W SIDE CON
Structure number:000000002245210
Location:IN MANHATTAN
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over railroad
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Total length:103.0 ft. [31.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1934
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,141 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:92.3
Recommended work:Bridge deck rehabilitation with only incidental widening. [36]
Estimated cost of work:$10,362,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2016FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1514192.3
November 2014FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1513492.3
July 2012FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1520092.2
August 2010FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1643792.2
December 2008FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1643792.2
September 2006FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1643792.2
October 2004FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1643792.2
July 2002FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1495592.3
November 2000FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1495577.1
September 1998FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1495577.1
November 1996PoorPoorPoorPoor1680647.3
May 1994PoorPoorFairPoor1630043.7
May 1992PoorPoorFairPoor1630043.7
March 1990PoorPoorPoorPoor1630041.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,84101,83560
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,20901,04601,163
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.9,36309,321420
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.6,86006,86000
Substructure
Steel Columneach4004000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,80007,80000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.2820211710
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.238023800
Bearings
Fixed Bearingeach6006000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6006000